1st Unofficial Engrossment - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/19/2020 04:26pm
A Senate concurrent resolution
adopting deadlines for the 2020 session.
BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the State of Minnesota, the House of Representatives
In accordance with Joint Rule 2.03, the deadlines in this resolution apply to the 2020 regular
(1) The first deadline is Friday, March 20, 2020, at 11:59 p.m.
(2) The second deadline is Friday, March 27, 2020, at 11:59 p.m.
(3) The third deadline, Friday, April 3, 2020 at 11:59 p.m., is for committees to act favorably
on major appropriation and finance bills.
For the purposes of this resolution, the exemption from these deadlines provided for the
House Ways and Means Committee in Joint Rule 2.03 does not apply to bills referred by the chair
of the Ways and Means Committee to a division of that committee, that remain in a division, with
the exception of a major appropriation and finance bill.
Any bills acted on by a division of the House or recalled from a division of the House or
acted on by a Senate Committee other than those exempted in Joint Rule 2.03 after the second
deadline must be referred to the House Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration or the
Senate Committee on Rules and Administration for disposition.
Either the House Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration or the Senate Committee
on Rules and Administration, when reporting a bill referred to the committee in accordance with
Joint Rule 2.03 and this resolution, may waive the application of the rule and resolution to subsequent
actions on that bill by other committees.